Swindon and North Wilts Victoria Hospital,Nurses Prize 9ct Gold Medal
A rare 9 carat gold prize medal for the Swindon & North Wilts Victoria Hospital.The medal features the goddess Hygeia holding a Rod of Asclepius in one hand and holding aloft a lamp of learning in the other.In the background the Industries of Swindon are surrounded by the rays of the sun! The hospital title appears on a band around the edge.
The medal appears to have originally been a b... read more
St Crispin Mental Hospital Northampton,Silver Nurses Long Service medal
A base metal and pendant Long Service medal for the St Crispin's Mental Hospital in Northampton.The design shows an aproned figure clutching the hammer and sheaf of corn symbolising the Industry and agriculture of the area.There is some surface wear to the zinc plated finish but condition is otherwise good.The pin and clasp are good .Makers mark for Thomas Fattorini Regent Street Birmingham.H... read more
The County Council of Middlesex,Prize Medal and Redhill County Hospital Silver badge pair.
A pair of badges awarded to the same male nurse for his training in the 1940s. The first is a superb silver cased medal issued by the County Council of Middlesex.it consists of a hexagonal medal bearing the three seaxes crest of Middlesex.This is suspended from an original blue silk ribbon with a pin back fixing brooch.Height of medal is 49mm,with ribbon drop 99mm.Engraved on the rear;Awarded t... read more
Harrow Hospital,Charing Cross Group School of Nursing,Nurses silver prize medal
A rare cased silver nurses prize medal for Harrow Hospital, part of the Charing Cross Group School of Nursing.The face of the medal bears the badge of the Charing Cross Hospital with " John Adamson Medal" to the centre.This is suspended from the maroon and navy silk ribbon of Charing Cross which has a claw buckle type fixing with pin back.The rear is marked 1958 Gertrude Audrey Hird Harrow Hosp... read more
Hill End Hospital Medal For Proficiency In Mental Nursing,St Albans
A brass Mental Nurses Prize medal for the Hill End Hospital St Albans.Awarded by the Hertfordshire County Council.The medal ,which is suspended from an original blue and white striped silk ribbon,bears the image of Pandora above Hill End Hospital Medal.Around the edge is written" As Ye Have Received The Gift So Minister To Others" To the reverse are the arms of Hertfordshire County Council ab... read more
The Alice Long Medal,Norfolk & Norwich Hospital,Nurses Silver Prize Medal
An Extremely rare nurses prize medal from the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital.The Alice Long medal is named for the sister of Dr Sydney Herbert Long, who was a physician at the hospital .She had for a while been a nurse at the N&N and then Wells Hospital.She later joined Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service and served during the First World War before being invalided out due to ill health.She ... read more
Hammersmith Hospital Bronze Prize Badge
A Cased prize medal from the Hammersmith Hospital.It features a Maltese or Pattee cross upon which is a centre containing the emblems of hammers and anvil and winged lion from the hospital badge.This is surrounded by a Laurel wreath in relief.Condition is crisp ,the pin and clasp are intact but loose.The rear is engraved for U.Bankutillenke 1964 ,Makers mark for Spink London.Height 40mm In its... read more
A Rare Long Service Medal for a serving Sister at Guy's Hospital London.Known affectionately as the Tea Pot Stand due to it's large size.It is based upon an original silver badge worn by Nursing Sisters at Guy's in the early 19th Century.This replica was awarded to Sisters in the 20th century after they had successfully served three years.
The large and heavy Pewter coloured disc depicts... read more
City of Bristol Asylum,Silver MPA Prize Medal
A rare silver prize medal for Proficiency In Mental Nursing awarded by the City of Bristol Asylum.The design of the cross replicates that of the Medico Psychological Association under whose auspices early Mental Nurse Training in the UK was regulated.In this case the figure of Psyche has been replaced by the arms of the City of Bristol.The medal is suspended from a black and white striped Silk ... read more
Barnsley Health Authority ,30 years service badge
A brass metal and enamel long service badge from the Barnsley Health Authority.It features the arms of Monk Bretton Priory above the latin Motto Salus Infirmorum-Health of the Sick.This is above a scroll bearing 30 Years.Makers mark for Thomas Fattorini Regent Street Birmingham.Height 26mm read more